Tag Archive: Leadership Development

The Dairy Farmer’s Path to Success

I grew up milking cows in Central Maine. It was a great life for a kid, but I prefer getting my milk in the dairy section today. The dairy farmer’s path to success:… Continue reading

Angry People are More Like Goofy than Einstein

You feel brilliant when you’re angry. And the angrier you get, the dumber the world becomes. Anger lowers your intelligence, not the intelligence of others. Angry people need others to acknowledge their brilliance.… Continue reading

How to Work From Home and Not go Crazy

Fatigue from radical change and constant stress hits you after a week or two of working from home. It’s time to set boundaries and establish rhythms. #1. Establish rhythms and routines. Know what… Continue reading

Eliminate “Out of an Abundance of Caution”

Gag me with a spoon. I’m sick of hearing, “Out of an abundance of caution….” Bad: An abundance of caution is bad. People buy all the toilet paper out of an abundance of… Continue reading

How No-Nonsense Leaders Succeed with Conversations

Agenda-driven conversations feel safe. It’s those spontaneous conversations that kick some leaders in the pants. It might feel easier to avoid interactions, but your team is better served when you engage. Personal conversations… Continue reading

3 Ways to Show Up When You’re Stressed and Uncertain

I hope you had a little time to unwind this weekend. I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t. The sad news is this week looks as uncertain as last. I know you don’t… Continue reading